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77. Bulbophyllum albociliatum (T. S. Liu & H. J. Su) K. Nakajima, Biol. Mag. Okinawa. 10: 36. 1973.

白毛卷瓣兰 bai mao juan ban lan

Cirrhopetalum albociliatum T. S. Liu & H. J. Su, Quart. J. Taiwan Mus. 24: 173. 1971; Bulbophyllum albociliatum var. weiminianum T. P. Lin & Kuo Huang; B. taichungianum S. S. Ying.

Rhizome creeping, slender, ca. 1 mm in diam. Pseudobulbs ca. 2 cm apart on rhizome, ± ascending, narrowly ovoid, 1-1.3 cm, 5-7 mm in diam., with a terminal leaf. Leaf sessile; blade oblanceolate or obovate, 2.5-4 × 0.8-1 cm, apex obtuse or sometimes retuse. Scape from base of pseudobulb, 5-6 cm; umbel 5- or 6-flowered; peduncle slender, with 2 scalelike sheaths; floral bracts narrowly triangular, ca. 3 mm. Pedicel and ovary ca. 5 mm. Flowers reddening, with reddish yellow lateral sepals. Dorsal sepal concave, elliptic, ca. 3 × 2 mm, base subtruncate, margin long white ciliate, apex rounded; lateral sepals lanceolate, 7-11 × ca. 2 mm, twisted near base, with their upper edges ± connate, apex acute. Petals elliptic, ca. 2 × 1.2 mm, base truncate, margins long white ciliate, apex rounded; lip recurved, hornlike, 1.5-2 mm. Column yellow, subterete, ca. 1.5 mm, with a distinct foot, conspicuously winged; stelidia slender; anther cap subglobose. Fl. Apr-May.

● Tree trunks in forests; 1300-1800 m. C and S Taiwan.


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